Newsletters


Curlew Forum Newsletter 5, 19 April 2018

Photo credit: Peter Rutt Newsletter No. 5, 19 April 2018 World Curlew Day number Introduction (from Mike Smart) The present number covers the prospects for the coming breeding season in lowland England, but also World Curlew Day, the Welsh Curlew Conference and the Dartmoor Upland Wader Summit; Mary Colwell’s much-awaited […]


Curlew Forum Newsletter 4, 23 January 2018

Coombe Hill Meadows (Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust reserve), 14 January 2018 (Andy Jayne). Introduction (from Mike Smart) The Curlew Forum Newsletters issued since the “Call of the Curlew” workshop held at the Wetlands and Wildfowl Trust, Slimbridge, on World Wetlands Day, 2 February 2017, have dealt with breeding Curlews in southern […]


Curlew Forum Newsletter 3, 31 August 2017

Introduction This third Newsletter since the “Call of the Curlew” workshop, held at Slimbridge on 2 February 2017, brings a first overview of the results of the 2017 Curlew breeding season in the dozen regions of southern England featured in that workshop.  It presents a familiar and unhappy story of […]


Curlew Forum Newsletter 2, 30 June 2017

Introduction Since the previous Newsletter we have made contact with another team studying a regional breeding population of Curlew in southern England – in East Anglia.  So this issue includes a note from Jen Smart and Rob Hawkes on Breckland, as well as updates on the course of the breeding […]


Curlew Forum Newsletter 1, 30 April 2017

Introduction At the “Call of the Curlew” workshop, held on World Wetlands Day, 2 February 2017, at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust in Slimbridge, it was agreed to establish a Curlew Forum as a means of communication between the many participants in the workshop, and all those interested in breeding […]